The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 79 110 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.62% 9.21% 6.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.15% 30.22% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 95 54
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £35,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
262 364 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.94% 30.46% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 162 312 315
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -6 19 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 16 - -
Colchester -4 9 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Chelmsford -14 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Saffron Walden +3 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Harlow +1 2 £20,000 -39.84%
Chigwell - 1 £22,500 -
Loughton - 1 £30,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 145 (73.98%) Windows
2 85 (43.37%) SQL
3 83 (42.35%) Oracle
4 63 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 60 (30.61%) UNIX
6 52 (26.53%) VMware
7 50 (25.51%) Finance
7 50 (25.51%) Microsoft
8 48 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (22.96%) IBM
10 37 (18.88%) IIS
11 36 (18.37%) JBoss
12 35 (17.86%) Citrix
12 35 (17.86%) SAN
13 33 (16.84%) ITIL
14 32 (16.33%) C
14 32 (16.33%) Perl
14 32 (16.33%) Software Engineering
15 31 (15.82%) NetApp
16 29 (14.80%) Middleware
16 29 (14.80%) Subversion
17 28 (14.29%) .NET
18 26 (13.27%) C++
18 26 (13.27%) MS Excel
18 26 (13.27%) Active Directory
18 26 (13.27%) Degree
19 25 (12.76%) BMC
19 25 (12.76%) Tivoli
19 25 (12.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 25 (12.76%) Java

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (18.88%) IIS
2 36 (18.37%) JBoss
3 20 (10.20%) MS Exchange
4 14 (7.14%) GlassFish
5 13 (6.63%) WebSphere
6 12 (6.12%) Apache
6 12 (6.12%) Tomcat
7 11 (5.61%) WebLogic
7 11 (5.61%) OpenStack
8 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.55%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.53%) Lync
13 2 (1.02%) WordPress
14 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.20%) MS Office
3 14 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.04%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (2.04%) Mingle
5 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (8.67%) AWD
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.12%) Office 365
3 11 (5.61%) IBM SmartCloud
3 11 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.02%) GitHub
5 2 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.02%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.86%) SAN
2 22 (11.22%) DNS
3 15 (7.65%) Firewall
4 13 (6.63%) VoIP
5 11 (5.61%) BIG-IP
6 10 (5.10%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.57%) NAS
7 7 (3.57%) SNMP
8 6 (3.06%) DHCP
9 5 (2.55%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.55%) LAN
9 5 (2.55%) WAN
9 5 (2.55%) Wireless
10 4 (2.04%) Intranet
11 2 (1.02%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 2 (1.02%) WLAN
11 2 (1.02%) HTTP
11 2 (1.02%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.02%) VLAN
11 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) MySQL
3 16 (8.16%) Big Data
4 14 (7.14%) MS Access
4 14 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.57%) Firebird
7 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.04%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.04%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.02%) SQLite
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (14.80%) Subversion
2 18 (9.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (9.18%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.10%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.04%) NUnit
4 4 (2.04%) MSTest
4 4 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.02%) Mockito
5 2 (1.02%) PROIV
5 2 (1.02%) jMock
5 2 (1.02%) JUnit
6 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 50 (25.51%) Finance
2 18 (9.18%) Automotive
3 10 (5.10%) Legal
4 9 (4.59%) Law
4 9 (4.59%) Games
5 5 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.53%) Banking
6 3 (1.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.53%) German Language
7 2 (1.02%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.02%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.02%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (14.80%) Developer
2 23 (11.73%) Software Engineer
3 20 (10.20%) Analyst
4 11 (5.61%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (5.61%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (5.10%) Capacity Analyst
5 10 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.59%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.59%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.59%) Storage Specialist
7 8 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (4.08%) Capacity Management Analyst
8 7 (3.57%) Operations Manager
8 7 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.06%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (2.55%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.80%) Middleware
2 28 (14.29%) .NET
3 20 (10.20%) Flash
4 17 (8.67%) Web Services
5 15 (7.65%) XML
6 11 (5.61%) HTML
7 10 (5.10%) SOAP
8 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.57%) Ext JS
10 6 (3.06%) CSS
11 5 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (2.55%) jQuery
12 4 (2.04%) Sass
12 4 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.04%) RESTful
12 4 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.04%) Silverlight
13 3 (1.53%) WCF
13 3 (1.53%) JPA
13 3 (1.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.20%) iSeries
2 18 (9.18%) AS400
3 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.06%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.06%) IVR
7 4 (2.04%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.04%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.04%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.53%) Clustering
9 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.02%) Physics
9 2 (1.02%) Life Science
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.02%) User Experience
9 2 (1.02%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 145 (73.98%) Windows
2 60 (30.61%) UNIX
3 25 (12.76%) Data ONTAP
4 22 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.67%) AIX
7 14 (7.14%) Solaris
8 12 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (4.59%) Android
10 9 (4.59%) Apple iOS
10 9 (4.59%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.57%) Windows 7
12 6 (3.06%) SUSE
13 5 (2.55%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.55%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (2.55%) CentOS
13 5 (2.55%) Mac OS X
14 4 (2.04%) Windows XP
14 4 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.84%) ITIL
2 32 (16.33%) Software Engineering
3 20 (10.20%) Project Management
4 19 (9.69%) Logistics
4 19 (9.69%) Software Delivery
5 18 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (8.67%) Service Delivery
6 17 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (8.67%) System Testing
7 14 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 12 (6.12%) DevOps
9 11 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (5.61%) Change Management
9 11 (5.61%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.61%) Load Balancing
10 10 (5.10%) Asset Management
10 10 (5.10%) Network Management
11 8 (4.08%) Change Control
12 7 (3.57%) Time Management
12 7 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (43.37%) SQL
2 32 (16.33%) C
2 32 (16.33%) Perl
3 26 (13.27%) C++
4 25 (12.76%) Java
5 18 (9.18%) C#
6 17 (8.67%) PowerShell
7 16 (8.16%) Python
8 14 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 14 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 13 (6.63%) Bash Shell
10 12 (6.12%) PHP
11 11 (5.61%) Korn
12 9 (4.59%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.59%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.55%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.04%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.02%) XAML
15 2 (1.02%) PHP5
15 2 (1.02%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 26 (13.27%) Degree
2 16 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.63%) MCSE
4 8 (4.08%) MCSA
5 6 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.04%) MCSD
6 4 (2.04%) MCTS
7 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.02%) MOS
7 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.51%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) CCNA
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.51%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.51%) MCP
8 1 (0.51%) HNC
8 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (13.27%) Active Directory
3 21 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 16 (8.16%) vSphere
4 16 (8.16%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.61%) vCloud
6 9 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.57%) XenApp
8 6 (3.06%) Firmware
9 4 (2.04%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (12.76%) Tivoli
1 25 (12.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.12%) Puppet
4 11 (5.61%) Ansible
5 9 (4.59%) Nagios
5 9 (4.59%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.55%) SCOM
7 4 (2.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (1.53%) SCCM
9 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.02%) OpenView
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 83 (42.35%) Oracle
2 52 (26.53%) VMware
3 50 (25.51%) Microsoft
4 45 (22.96%) IBM
5 35 (17.86%) Citrix
6 31 (15.82%) NetApp
7 25 (12.76%) BMC
8 18 (9.18%) MKS
9 16 (8.16%) Cisco
10 14 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 11 (5.61%) F5
11 11 (5.61%) SaltStack
12 5 (2.55%) WatchGuard
12 5 (2.55%) Sophos
12 5 (2.55%) Apple
12 5 (2.55%) HP
13 4 (2.04%) Symbian
13 4 (2.04%) i2
13 4 (2.04%) Symantec
13 4 (2.04%) Trapeze
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